CTS Expands Frequency Portfolio to Include Semiconductors

High Speed, Low Noise Integrated Circuits Complement Current Offerings

ELKHART, Ind.--()--CTS Electronic Components, Incorporated (NYSE: CTS), a global leader in designing and manufacturing a diverse array of electronic components for the automotive, communications, medical, industrial, defense and aerospace and computer markets, announces the addition of frequency related Semiconductors to their product offering. CTS’ new line of integrated circuits includes buffers and dividers, capacitive tuning, cable driver and PECL/ECL logic that are complementary to their current Frequency Control portfolio.

“Our customers use similar products today but require high performance versions to complement our frequency devices,” said Michael Ferrantino Jr., Vice President of CTS Electronic Components. “Today’s announcement gets us one step closer to providing our customers with a complete, high performance, timing solution,” added Ferrantino.

With an established global footprint, CTS has cultivated longstanding and trusting relationships with a diverse customer base ranging from the world’s major OEMs to small and emerging businesses by providing innovative high performance frequency control solutions. The addition of Semiconductor products will further enhance the ability to address more content and provide our customers with a broader portfolio of high performing devices and integrated solutions necessary for next generation system architectures.

CTS’ new line of high speed, low noise integrated circuits will be available in Q1 of 2014. To learn more about the new product line visit www.ctscorp.com/semiconductors.

About CTS

CTS is a leading designer and manufacturer of electronic components and sensors and a provider of services to OEMs in the automotive, communications, medical, defense and aerospace, industrial and computer markets. CTS manufactures products in North America, Europe and Asia. CTS' stock is traded on the NYSE under the ticker symbol "CTS.”

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CTS Corporation
Ashish Agrawal, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, 574-523-3800

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CTS Corporation
Ashish Agrawal, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, 574-523-3800